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Resources for citing your sources in Harvard

Common source types cited in Harvard citation style (courtesy of Dr. Michael Brown):

  • Book: Del Casino, V. (2009) Social Geography. Oxford: Wiley.
  • Thesis or Dissertation:Faubion, C.T. (2011) Discourse, power, and policy: constructing treatment access in South Africa, PhD dissertation, Department of Geography, University of Washington.
  • Edited volume: Staeheli, L. and Mitchell, D. (2010) Relevance, in Smith, S., Pain, R., Marston, S., and Jones, J.P. (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Social Geographies. Sage, London, pp. 546-559.
  • Academic article: Valentine, G. (2010) Prejudice: Rethinking geographies of oppression, Social & Cultural Geography 11: 519-538.
  • Newspaper article: Vasagar, J. (2011) Poverty is on the rise among school pupils, say teachers, The Guardian, 15 April.
  • Online material: Shapiro, J. (2008) Chronically homeless see new woes in New Orleans. National Public Radio, (accessed 13 November 2009).
  • Online material, if no author or date: University of Washington Libraries. (n.d.). (accessed 15 May 2012).

Organize & Cite Your Sources Using Zotero

Zotero is an internet brower extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. 

  • Zotero works with word processing programs to automatically format your citations in APA and other citation styles.
  • Zotero Notes and Zotero Tags: add notes and tags for each citation to organize, summarize and keep track of your best sources.
  • Available for download on Windows (recommended), macOS, Linux 32-bit, and Linux 64-bit